[Free eBook] Iron Tongue by Robert E. Vardeman [Sci-Fantasy Multiverse Adventure]

Iron Tongue by Robert E. Vardeman, a 1972 Hugo Award finalist for Best Fan Writer, in addition to being an author in his own right, is the 4th novel in his Cenotaph Road series of sci-fantasy hybrid pulp adventure novels, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1984 by Ace Books. The series takes place in a hybrid science fiction/fantasy world with demonpunk “technology”, amidst a multiverse accessed by travelling the road between the worlds.

This installment follows after the events of the 3rd novel (previously also offered free), seeing the hero, his arachnid sidekick, and a new traveling companion take to the road again to prevent a bodiless evil wizard from obtaining the titular magical MacGuffin which wil allow him to recorporate and resume his presumable reign of terror.

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[Free eBook] Island of Shadows by Peter Tremayne [Irish Mythological Fantasy]

Island of Shadows by British author Peter Tremayne, perhaps best known as the author of the popular Sister Fidelma historical mystery series, is his standalone mythological historical fantasy novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1991 by Mandarin. The story is set in ancient Ireland, and loosely based upon a portion of the Ulster Cycle of classic Irish mythology.

This tells a tale about the early life of Scottish warrior woman Scáthach, who was teacher to the Irish hero Cú Chulainn, as she journeys to discover her mysterious past and also obtain revenge, after the adoptive father who raised her from a foundling babe is murdered by distinctively-marked strangers.

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[Free eBook REPEAT] Best Gay Stories: 2008 [LGBT Multi-Genre Anthology]

Best Gay Stories: 2008 edited by Steve Berman is an installment in the annual themed anthology series collecting the year’s best previously-published short stories across multiple genres, free again for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty Lethe Press.

This contains stories by LGBT authors and others writing about gay characters and themes across multiple subgenres, spanning from literary to mystery to speculative to erotic. Contributors include Lambda Literary Award-winning author Tom Cardamone, popular YA author Holly Black, m/m romance author Erastes, and many more.

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[Free eBook REPEAT] Arizona Law by Philip Harbottle [Western]

Arizona Law by the Philip Harbottle, based on a manuscript from the estate of the late John Russell Fearn, is a standalone historical western frontier action adventure novel with suspense elements, free again for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Pioneering imprint.

This was originally published in 2004 by Robert Hale. The story involves a young lady from New Orleans who finds that life on the Arizona frontier is considerably different from what she had been expecting, as she gets caught up in local intrigue which puts her on the run from a crime she did not commit.

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[Free eBook] The Black Hole by Ray Hammond [Science Fiction Technothriller]

The Black Hole by British author Ray Hammond, a science journalist and futurist, is his standalone near-future science fiction technothriller, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

The story has action and conspiracy thriller elements, and is set in 2047, two decades after the development of a devastating potential doomsday weapon has been quietly shelved and hushed up, but secretly revived by a rogue terrorist cult which British intelligence services must infiltrate and foil before it is too late.

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[Free eBook] The Morgow Rises! by Peter Tremayne [Sea Creature Horror Thriller]

The Morgow Rises! by British author Peter Tremayne, perhaps best known as the author of the popular Sister Fidelma historical mystery series, is his vintage standalone creature feature horror thriller, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1982 by Sphere. The story is set off the coast of Cornwall, starring local fishermen forced to move further out to sea by the decline in fish stocks, and encountering a lurking aquatic evil with their catch.

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[Free eBook] Lead Law by John Russell Fearn [Western]

Lead Law by the late British author John Russell Fearn is his vintage standalone western historical action adventure novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Pioneering imprint.

This was originally published in 1950 by Scion and was later reprinted by Robert Hale as part of their Black Horse Western line using the pseudonym Morton Boyce.

The story stars a rancher, whose land were set on fire by a stray locomotive spark which the railway company won’t compensation for, fighting to clear his name after finding himself framed by the company head for railway-related robbery and murder.

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[Free eBook] Moonlight by by Lisa Kessler [Award-Winning Paranormal Romance]

Moonlight by Lisa Kessler is the 1st novel in her Moon series of f/m contemporary paranormal shapeshifter romances, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Macmillan’s Entangled: Select Otherworld imprint.

This received a San Diego Book Award for Best Published Romance, as well as a HOLT Medallion Award of Merit, and was a finalist for two other genre awards. The series is set in a world where werewolf and jaguar shifters live undercover, featuring a conflict in a small town between a werewolf pack and the jaguar pack which threatens to expose them to the local humans.

This story finds the werewolf pack’s heir, who is tasked with killing any encroaching jaguars he can find, trying to protect an orphaned jaguar woman, who grew up unaware of her shifter heritage, from both packs which are now after her.

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[Free eBook] Flash of Fury by by Lea Griffith [Romantic Suspense]

Flash of Fury by Lea Griffith is the 2nd novel in her Endgame Ops series of f/m contemporary romantic suspense, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Sourcebooks’ Casablanca imprint.

The series apparently stars covert special operatives encountering ostensible civilians under unusual circumstances. This one pairs up an operative intending to avenge his team after a mission went wrong, with a Peace Corps volunteer who is apparently secretly living some sort of lie and has had a past life which makes her wary of someone with his background.

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[Free eBook] Star Cluster Seven by Alex Random [Science Fiction]

Star Cluster Seven by Alex Random, a pseudonym for British author Donald S. Rowland, is his vintage standalone science fiction adventure, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1974 by Robert Hale as part of their Hale SF line. The story stars a former rising Star Fleet Command captain who is suddenly falsely accused of smuggling and exiled, who will do anything to find out who framed him and clear his name.

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